Verbatim from an email from my non-blogging buddy PHL:
The dollar has weakened considerably against the euro and other
currencies in the past 12 months.
Its decline has affected the revenues of Opec members because most of
them price and sell their oil exports in the US currency.
Mr Ahmadinejad said that all Opec countries had showed interest in
converting their cash reserves into other currencies.
“They [the US] get our oil and give us a worthless piece of paper,” he
Look at the pic of Ahmadinejad and Chavez – what is that, the penguin
and the riddler? Fill your tank and charge your cell now. Yeah, that
will keep you safe.